visual art

Northern Lights Head South

Posted by on November 19th, 2014 No Comments
Northern Lights Ambassadors – a group of 13-25 year olds from Shetland – have been working since September on a creative project inspired by the work of world-famous photojournalist Don McCullin. Funded as part of the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour programme with the support of Arts Council England, the Art Fund and Creative Scotland, the… Read the rest...

Peerie Christmas, WirdCraft, & Julie Dennison @ Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on October 28th, 2014 No Comments
1 Nov – 23 Nov 2104 Public opening: Saturday 1 Nov 2014, 11am – 1pm WirdCraft event: 13th November 6.30pm This weekend sees the return of Bonhoga’s Christmas contemporary art and craft exhibition in the main gallery. This year, a pop up exhibition, and earlier and shorter than usual because of the upcoming ARTIST ROOMS… Read the rest...

Jen Deschenes ‘Meet Your Maker’ event at Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on September 30th, 2014 1 Comment
As part of her ‘Common Thread’ exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery, Jen Deschenes will be spending the weekend of 11 & 12 October working and meeting people in the gallery. The event, in the gallery’s 20th anniversary year, is being run as part of a larger national Craft Scotland event, called Meet Your Maker. Members of… Read the rest...

Experience Life Behind the Lens with Doug Allan @ Mareel this December

Posted by on September 25th, 2014 No Comments
Multi-award winning wildlife photographer, cameraman, and explorer Doug Allan will host an evening of enthralling personal recollections from his travels around the world as one of the world’s leading wildlife cameramen at Mareel on Thursday 4 December. From being dragged under water by a hungry walrus to being poked by a polar bear in his… Read the rest...

Don McCullin: ARTIST ROOMS On Tour – Young Ambassador Project

Posted by on September 15th, 2014 No Comments
Media release by Patrick Mainland, ARTIST ROOMS On Tour Young Ambassador Over the next three months, a group of Young Ambassadors will be showing off their creative talents as part of a scheme in connection with the ARTIST ROOMS On Tour exhibition, in association with Shetland Arts and Shetland Museum and Archives. They have called… Read the rest...